Cheque Presentations

June 20, 2019

Freemasons donate £77,000 to flood victims in Wainfleet

A donation of £75,000 from Lincolnshire’s Freemasons has given a welcome early boost to a relief fund set up in readiness for the rebuilding of homes in and around Wainfleet after the floods. And in a surprise presentation to Mark PGM Stephen Hallberg, the Mark Masons of Cumberland and Westmorland […]
June 17, 2019

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June 11, 2019

Lumley Chapter gives £500 to Skegness Hospital’s League of Friends

Members of Lumley Chapter 1893 in Skegness have given £500 to The League of Friends of Skegness Hospital. In the picture are, from left, Mrs Eleanor Cole, Mrs Sheila Bryan, Mrs June Clingan, Mrs Bess Smith (Chairman), Bob Hoffman Z, Mrs Gill Muirhead, Rob Watson H, and Mrs Rosemary Robinson.
May 28, 2019

The Friends of Skegness Hospital Receive Help

A charity cheque for £500 was recently presented by the Freemasons of the Horncastle, Spilsby and Skegness Conclave of Charity Stewards to the League of Friends of Skegness Hospital. The Friends of Skegness Hospital have been responsible for the fund raising for much medical equipment in all departments at the […]
May 20, 2019

The Franklin Lodge Charity Golf Day

The annual Franklin Lodge Charity Golf Day organised by W. Bros Chris Smith and Ian Turner took place on Saturday 18th of May at the Kirton Holm golf course. The Worshipful Master Simon Clayton Tee’d off the first group out and then walked with them for the first hole but […]
May 13, 2019

Lincolnshire brethren send Lifelites charity Chief Exec on Safari…

Lincolnshire Freemasons gave the Lifelites charity Chief Executive Simone Enefer-Doy £1,000 before Provincial Grand Almoner John Grimwood whisked her off towards Leicestershire in his ultra-rare Citroen Safari on a whistle stop tour of 48 landmark locations in 15 days. She is making the tour to retrace her steps of 2018 […]
May 11, 2019

Scunthorpe lodge supports suicide bereavement charity

Confronted by an inability to get to Hull for regular visits to a support group meeting for those bereaved by suicide, two Scunthorpe women decided to establish a similar group in their own town. Nina Shrimpton and her daughter-in-law Emma wanted to help families in a similar position to theirs, […]
April 26, 2019
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Freemasons help charity to splash out on hot tub project

Three groups of Freemasons from Scunthorpe are together contributing more than £1,300 to help a charity in the town to provide a hot tub to enhance the lives of adults with cerebral palsy and similar conditions. The charity is Lincolnshire House, provider of residential and respite accommodation for almost 40 […]
March 29, 2019

Ancholme Lodge’s £750 donation sets Sea Cadets on the right road

Scunthorpe Sea Cadets put on a parade and inspection to say ‘thank you’ to members of Ancholme Lodge in Brigg for the £750 donation from the New Provincial Benevolent Fund. The money was put towards the Cadets’ minibus fund, and has enabled them to have their own bus for the […]
March 6, 2019

Lodge of Aveland presents a cheque to the Lincolnshire Emergency Medical Response

The Lodge of Aveland No. 9060 were very pleased to present a cheque on behalf of the New Provincial Benevolent Fund for £750 to ‘Lincolnshire Emergency Medical Response.’ The Charity comprises of serving and ex-service volunteers from the Armed Forces who provide a rapid response to 999 emergency calls in […]
March 6, 2019

St Pega Lodge Presents a Cheque

W. Bro. C. Hayes with  W. Bro. D. Headley are seen presenting a cheque for £750  to Geoff Whittle from Age Concern. The money will go towards Age Concern Market Deeping’s ‘Special Appeal for a new Minibus’.
March 6, 2019

Lincolnshire Freemasons Golfing Association Helps Sleaford Juniors

Lincolnshire Freemasons Golf Association had pleasure in presenting a cheque to Sleaford Golf Club Junior Section for the sum of £220 at Sleaford Golf Club at the club on Thursday the 15th of November. The association were kindly given a signed flag of players who took part in the 2017 […]
March 6, 2019

Astral Lodge helps Grimsby Town Disability Football Team

W. Bro. Gary Lusty, of the Astral Lodge 3841 presented a cheque for £750 from the Lincolnshire Provincial Benevolent Fund to the Grimsby Town Disability Football Team, a group of young men who fund themselves, (with the help of their parents), to participate in the Lincolnshire Disability Football League. They […]
March 6, 2019

Earl of Yarborough Lodge of Instruction Charity Donation

The Worshipful Master Dr Thomas Maliyil of the Earl of Yarborough Lodge No. 2770 presents two cheques of £100 each to “Marie” of the Grimsby, Cleethorpes and District Samaritans and to Brian Marsh of the Humberstone Hydrotherapy Pool Charity Appeal. A further cheque of £100 was dispatched to the Guide […]
February 28, 2019

Astral Lodge supports Amethyst Unit at Diana Princess of Wales Hospital

Freemasons from Grimsby’s Astral Lodge have given £750 to support the work of the Amethyst Unit, the town’s Diana Princes of Wales Hospital £4.4m haematology, oncology, and rheumatology unit. The donation was made by David Stapleton, the Lodge’s current master, to staff nurse Sophie Hill, watched by some of her […]
February 28, 2019
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Saint Mary Lodge helps Local Youths

The picture shows the presentation, on behalf of the New Provincial Benevolent Fund, of a cheque for £1000 to Long Sutton Athletic and Football Club Juniors at their grounds at Long Sutton by W Bro Brian Hind  and W Bro. David Pateman to the Club Chairman which was gratefully received […]
November 28, 2018

NPBF springs into action to support children with rare skin condition

Tigger helps William Hudson, who’s not yet two years old, to accept a cheque for £750 on behalf of the charity Caring Matters Now. The funds, from the New Provincial Benevolent Fund, will be used to undertake research to develop treatment for a rare condition called Congenital Melanocytic Naevus, a […]
November 27, 2018

NPBF grant provides tipping point

A £750 donation from Freemasons in the Isle of Axholme has marked a significant milestone in efforts to create a bereavement suite for the families of stillborn children at Scunthorpe General Hospital. This donation means there is now enough money in hand to start the creation of the £150,000 facility […]
November 26, 2018

NPBF helps Scunthorpe Samaritans

On behalf of his Lodge members David Dowell, Master of Industry Lodge 4662 in Scunthorpe, has presented £750 from the New Provincial Benevolent Fund to Scunthorpe Samaritans, the listening service. The donation was accepted by Rachel Johnson watched by some of her fellow Samaritans and Les Brewer, right, the Lodge […]
November 12, 2018

MCF Donation Saves Lincolnshire Lives

Lincolnshire’s Provincial Charity Steward Pete Tong, left, was on hand to pass on £4,000 from the MCF to the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance. Ops Manager and paramedic Roger Linnell showed him some of the things the medical professionals aboard the helicopter may be called on to do when they […]
November 8, 2018

Lincoln Lodges Present 10 NPBF Grants

Lincoln Lodges presented 10 Charities and Good Causes with grants from the New Provincial Benevolent Fund. On behalf of Witham Lodge W Bro’s Chris Smith and Vince Elkington presented cheques to Lincoln MS Therapy Centre represented by June Lander, Maria Marwaha and Maureen Pattern, and to St Barnabas Hospice represented […]
July 5, 2018

Ermine Lodge Supports Buddies Dementia Cafe, Nettleham

Ermine Lodge WM, W Bro John Day had the pleasant task of presenting a cheque for £332 when he visited Buddies Dementia Cafe Nettleham. The group set up by friends Lulu Wood, June Gauke and Chris Dawkins in April 2017 for people in the local community with dementia and their […]
June 20, 2018

People With Learning Disabilities Helped Into Work

People with learning difficulties will be helped into work by the Linkage Community Trust thanks to a grant of more than £61,000 from Lincolnshire Freemasons. The £61,236 grant will allow the Trust, in partnership with the University of Lincoln, to fund a special project aimed at supporting people with Learning […]
June 16, 2018

Scunthorpe Lodges Help Victoria Rumary

Victoria Rumary, a wheelchair archer, considers doing a William Tell routine with Bro Frederick Coles, Senior Warden of the Lodge of St John, while the Secretary of Industry Lodge, W Bro Lawrence Railton, offers encouragement and spiritual guidance. Scunthorpe Brethren, having helped sponsor the wheelchair, are pleased to announce that no […]
May 17, 2018

Freemasons give to Fight Impact of Poverty and Homelessness

Freemasons have stepped in with a £3,000 donation to help Scunthorpe’s Forge project meet the growing demands for its services amongst those in poverty and suffering homelessness. The service, based on the town’s Cottage Beck Road, is facing more demands for help than at any time since it was launched […]

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